As executive director of analytics programs at the University of Chicago, Greg Green architects and leads programs that strategically apply analytics to solve complex industry problems with greater speed and impact.
These programs are reinventing analytics and value creation by reshaping the content and approaches used to educate the next generation of analytics leaders. Additionally, Dr. Green is building new, creative lab-based offerings more deeply connected to MS and PhD research programs in computer science, statistics, computation and applied mathematics, and financial mathematics.
Throughout his professional career, Greg has used his expertise in digital strategies, business analytics, and new product development to drive rapid revenue growth and accelerate business transformation. His previous work bringing innovation to an academic environment included authoring a Marketing Analytics course, designing a prerequisite applied statistics course for full- and part-time programs, and serving as a lecturer for Marketing Analytics and a Foundational Statistics Bootcamp at Northwestern University.
Greg’s industry roles include chief analytics officer at Harland Clarke Holdings, director at Google, EVP/managing director at Publicis Groupe, and analytics practice lead at PwC. Greg’s patented cloud-based media analytics platform was highlighted in Harvard Business Review and Fast Company.
Greg holds a doctor of philosophy in mathematics from Claremont Graduate School and a master of science in statistics from Michigan State University. Born in Owosso, Michigan, Greg is married to Jill, an artist, and their adult children include two more artists, a teacher, and an engineer. Greg and his family enjoy snowboarding, snow/water skiing, and live theatre—as well as good food and friendships. Their passion for the environment is reflected in a love for Lake Michigan where they like to spend as much of the summer as possible.